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Amr Ezzat Salama

Dr. Amr Ezzat Salama is a Professor of Structural Engineering in Helwan University, Egypt. He received his PhD in Structural Engineering from Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh, UK, his Master’s degree in Maritime Civil Engineering from the University of Manchester, UK and his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Cairo University. As the Counselor of The American University in Cairo, he was the focal point between the Egyptian Authorities and AUC Administration. Dr. Salama maintained excellent contacts with ministries, Egyptian universities and the Supreme Council of Universities in order to develop good relations with AUC and help implement the accreditation process for all AUC’s academic degrees. Dr. Amr has also served as the Minister of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Technology of Egypt. He was also the Former member of the Shura Council (upper house of the parliament of Egypt) and headed of its housing committee. Dr. Salama is currently the Chairman of the Management Engineering Society and the Chairman of the Board of Trustees and the President of the Executive Bureau of 57357 Foundation (Children’s Cancer Hospital). In addition, Dr. Salama is the Chairman of the Council of Housing and Building of Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, has served as Chairman of the Housing and Building National Research Centre and as President of Helwan University. Dr. Salama has worked as Professor of Civil Engineering and was also the Chair of the University’s Centre for Technology Development. He received the Excellency Award in 2006 and the State Award for Science in Engineering Science in 1012, an Honorary Professorship at the Lomonosov Moscow State University in 2020, and an Honorary Doctorate from Belgorod State University in 2021.

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